Ming-Tsung Chuang

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A 51-year-old woman presented to neurosurgery clinic with progressive dropped right eyelid accompanied with blurred vision for 1 month. Neurological examination revealed anisocoria (R/L: 5 mm/3 mm), diminished right light reflex, and complete extraocular paresis, findings suggesting complete oculomotor nerve palsy. MRI showed enhancement of enlarged(More)
OBJECTIVE Cerebellar hemorrhage remote from the site of surgery may complicate neurosurgical procedure. The exact pathophysiology of this type of hemorrhage is poorly understood. We retrospectively compared 16 patients who had remote cerebellar hemorrhage (RCH) with a case-matched control cohort, to determine the significance of perisurgical and surgical(More)
OBJECTIVE To retrospectively compare treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) using gelatin sponges or microspheres plus lipiodol-doxorubicin vs. doxorubicin-loaded drug-eluting beads (DEB). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 158 patients with HCC received TACE from November 2010 to November 2011 were enrolled(More)
PURPOSE This meta-analysis examined roles of several metabolites in differentiating recurrent tumor from necrosis in patients with brain tumors using MR perfusion and spectroscopy. METHODS Medline, Cochrane, EMBASE, and Google Scholar were searched for studies using perfusion MRI and/or MR spectroscopy published up to March 4, 2015 which differentiated(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the risk factors for memory or emotional complaints in patients with complicated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). METHODS Retrospective analysis of medical records was conducted by physicians in a teaching hospital in Southern Taiwan, and complicated mTBI had been identified by means of computed tomography. Psychological(More)
A 48-year-old woman presented with a growing palpable mass at the left frontal area. The imaging studies and histopathological examination of the mass was consistent with dural-based Rosai-Dorfman disease with unusual transcranial extension. We reported this case not only because of its rarity, but also because of the infiltrative pattern. The infiltrative(More)
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